Outdoor education Tag

Why outdoor education? Outdoor education is a term that often refers to a form of learning that takes place outside of a traditional classroom setting. It can involve (but not limited to) activities such as hiking, camping, canoeing, high ropes courses. and other outdoor adventures or activities that help people to learn about themselves and the natural world around them. But why is outdoor education so important? One reason is that it provides a unique and powerful...

Group camp bookings for 2024 at QCCC campsites are open! Whether you have a school camp, corporate retreat, youth camp, church camp, music camp, dance camp, spiritual retreat, or craft camp, talk to our team about packages and activities to suit your camper’s needs. Contact us today to secure your If you are looking for something different in 2024 for your group, talk to us about packages and programs for our QCCC Expeditions and Survival Camps....

Canoeing – Outdoor Education Activities Have you ever tried canoeing? It looks simple right? Well, there is in fact a lot to it, especially for a first-timer. Becoming an experienced paddler takes skill, patience, and perseverance. We have found that it is quite normal for students new to canoeing to be a little nervous at first. The wobbly canoe when stepping in it to sit down, the unfamiliar weight of the paddle, and having to work with...

At QCCC, we are excited to celebrate the achievements of two finalists for this year's Outdoors Queensland Awards. Firstly, congratulations to Triballink, who has been announced as a finalist for The Queensland Government Outdoor Recreation Award. An award that recognizes “an outdoor recreation peak body, club, provider, event or product that stands out from all others; has raised awareness about the benefits of outdoor recreation and being outdoors; has increased participation in outdoor recreation, and has...

Top 5 Outdoor Education Activities Recreation and adventure are firmly set in the Australian outdoor lifestyle. However, we often see an emphasis on the “adrenalized” experience of the adventurer. This goes against the grain of what psychologists tell us is the best pathway towards developing humans capable of contributing to wider society. Whatever the problems we face, community is the answer. Therefore, for the development and flourishment of our young people in a community context, how...

We think that Outdoor education activities at school camp are just the best! We believe in the benefits and learnings kids gain from outdoor learning. So much so that we take great pride in providing professional instructors to provide the safest experience. We even invest in interns and train them to be the next generation of passionate outdoor education instructors and experts. Have you got a favourite outdoor education activity? We asked QCCC Intern, Brianna, to...

Many camp planners find it really helpful to speak with our team about how to best integrate a tailored outdoor education program into their camp. QCCC have expert and highly experienced staff who can help you achieve great experiences, great memories, and quality educational outcomes for your camp.  We recently sat down with one of our expert staff members - QCCC Outdoor Education Supervisor, Jonathan, for a quick Q&A on outdoor education at QCCC campsites....

Training the next generation of outdoor education leaders Welcome to our new interns! This week, we welcome a new group of interns commencing at QCCC Mapleton. In 2022, this will be our sixth intake for our internship program. As Queensland’s leading outdoor education and camping provider, this program has seen many interns over the years continue on with QCCC beyond completing their internship. Our internship program ignites and develops one’s passion for outdoor education, leadership, and...

Top 5 school camp venues in Queensland One of the most important measures of a successful camping program is seen in flourishing relationships. Time away from the clutter and noise of everyday life creates transcendent memories. The ability to break the routine, share meals and simply do things together starts conversations and builds understanding.  Life is a journey greatly enhanced by those who walk it with us.  Queensland Conference and Camping Centres (QCCC) is a collection...

Queensland Conference and Camping Centres (QCCC) has added a fourth venue to its stable of industry-leading outdoor education and conference accommodation venues after finalising a lease for the Teen Missions site near Noosa. QCCC looks forward to using the site to provide innovative programs and activities at an iconic location for group bookings from schools, charities, corporate groups and churches. ...